WILL CHEERLEADER DEFAMATION CASE AGAINST THEDIRTY.COM ALLOW DAMAGES AGAINST OWNERS OF REVIEW SITES (AND OTHER USER-GENERATED WEBSITES) DESPITE CDA 230? MAYBE.

| September 3, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 We’ve posted about the details of a defamation lawsuit under Florida law: claims for libel or for slander in social media or in online publications can be filed by anyone who believes they have been defamed by a third party and seeks damages for that harm. For more on defamation claims and […]

Can You Be Sued for an Anonymous Review? Yes. Will They Win? Maybe, Maybe Not.

| May 14, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 Anonymous reviews get posted on the internet all the time — at review sites like YellowPages.com and Yelp.com as well as shopping sites like Walmart.com or Amazon.com.  No one seems to fret about good reviews: but more and more, there are people filing lawsuits over negative reviews posted online anonymously. Can You […]